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El Abd Bakery

35 Sharia Talaat Harb, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“baklava” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (18 reviews)
“cakes” (8 reviews)
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Middle Eastern
€€ - €€€
35 Sharia Talaat Harb, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

We were staying very close to this place and it was busy all day everyday with locals. One day we tried the ice creams, (50p for two scoops) OMG it was delicious! Possibly the best ice cream I've ever had. It was so smooth and...More

Thank CuriousCatticus
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a very famous bakery in Cairo, I can see a lot of customers in the bakery everyday. The ice cream is very cheap (5 EGP) for 2 balls. The mango one tasted really like a real mango. The mouthfeel is really different like...More

Thank NateWu
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

During my holiday in Egypt, my friend asked me to buy some of the birth of the Prophet - Moulid An-Nabi festival sweets for him. I bought sesame brittle from El Abd. I took it and travel abroad. When I opened it with my friend,...More

1  Thank Mariam_arayes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I love the ice cream here! Best in the world. Very popular bakery and is downtown and always busy. There are no line ups. You have to learn to push through the crowds. But worth it to go and try some of their many offerings.

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 5 September 2015

A better deal or high quality will not be found in Egypt. El Abd is one of the best, if the best, ice cream we've ever eaten. I am not much for fruit flavored ice cream, but El Abd complete changed my feelings. Their mango...More

Thank McG_Road_Warrior
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Nostalgic for these delicious sweets. The ice cream has made our international top 5! Bakery items are delicious. No wonder we saw so many pink boxes at the airport when flying back home :)

Thank kurlybb
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Sweets & pastries are delicious, croissants are really delicious and fresh. I buy them for next day breakfast and still tastes good. Ice cream is also awesome. Try this place you will like it.

Thank Khalid A
Reviewed 21 February 2015

This tiny place is authentic and has a selection of the most yummy sweets. They will not make your hips shrink and eat too many at your peril. Pace yourself ( I speak from experience) and take a box home. Don't be put off by...More

Thank Sasha M
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Its a bit like that at this the number one pastry shop in downtown . They are so busy all the time you will feel lucky to be served . The cakes are well worth the wait and shove too. Try the coconut cakes .......More

1  Thank Saskiagrav
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Some of the best ice cream I have ever tasted. We paid more and was walking away. The young man at the counter who spoke no English called us back and told my Arabic speaking friend that we had overpaid. We just ate more ice...More

1  Thank arungadre
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8 May 2015|
Response from HoneyDelunatic |
It's super cheap for treats. 20 LE for a box and 5LE for ice cream. It you living in the US it's $1.
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  • Address: 35 Sharia Talaat Harb, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
A chain of bakeries in Cairo, google it to see their lonely planet reviews and yellow pages listing.
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